Asanko Gold Inc.
TSX : AKG
NYSE MKT : AKG

Asanko Gold Inc.

June 19, 2015 07:45 ET

Asanko Gold Inc.: Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 19, 2015) - Asanko Gold Inc. ("Asanko" or the "Company") (TSX:AKG)(NYSE MKT:AKG) today announced that all the resolutions put to shareholders at the Company's annual general meeting (the "Meeting") held yesterday were duly passed. The results for each of the matters voted upon at the Meeting are set out below:

Election of Directors

The six nominees listed in the Company's management information circular dated May 22, 2015, were elected at the Meeting as directors of Asanko.

Director Name Votes For % Votes For Votes Withheld % Votes Withheld
Colin Steyn 112,816,501 99.81% 214,140 0.19%
Peter Breese 112,866,701 99.85% 163,940 0.15%
Gordon Fretwell 92,114,343 81.50% 20,916,298 18.50%
Marcel de Groot 112,795,024 99.79% 235,617 0.21%
Shawn Wallace 111,450,601 98.60% 1,580,040 1.40%
Michael Price 112,803,923 99.80% 226,718 0.20%

Appointment of Auditor

Name Votes For % Votes For Votes Withheld % Votes Withheld
KPMG LLP 128,553,201 99.81% 249,465 0.19%

Enquiries:

For further information please visit: www.asanko.com, or email: info@asanko.com.

About Asanko Gold Inc.

Asanko's vision is to become a mid-tier gold mining company that maximizes value for all its stakeholders. The Company's flagship project is the multi-million ounce Asanko Gold Mine located in Ghana, West Africa. The mine is being developed in phases. Phase 1 is fully financed, permitted and under construction. First gold is expected in Q1 2016, with steady state production of 190,000 ounces per annum in Q2 2016.

Asanko is managed by highly skilled and successful technical, operational and financial professionals. The Company is strongly committed to the highest standards for environmental management, social responsibility, and health and safety for its employees and neighbouring communities.

Forward-Looking and other Cautionary Information

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address estimated resource quantities, grades and contained metals, possible future mining, exploration and development activities, are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements should not be in any way construed as guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices for metals, the conclusions of detailed feasibility and technical analyses, lower than expected grades and quantities of resources, mining rates and recovery rates and the lack of availability of necessary capital, which may not be available to the Company on terms acceptable to it or at all. The Company is subject to the specific risks inherent in the mining business as well as general economic and business conditions. For more information on the Company, Investors should review the Company's annual Form 20-F filing with the United States Securities Commission and its home jurisdiction filings that are available at www.sedar.com.

Neither Toronto Stock Exchange nor the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Asanko Gold Inc.
    Alex Buck
    Manager - Investor Relations
    Toll-Free (N. America): 1-855-246-7341
    Telephone: +44-7932-740-452
    Email: alex.buck@asanko.com

    Asanko Gold Inc.
    Wayne Drier
    Executive, Corporate Development
    Telephone: +1-778-729-0614
    Email: wayne.drier@asanko.com